Crew Leader/CTSP Profiles

Chase Andersen Aims to Keep Himself and His Co-Workers Safe

What makes this full-service tree care company in Boise, Idaho, thrive? In part, it’s the owner’s tireless quest to enhance safety, quality and education at his company. That owner would be Seattle transplant Ezekiel (Zeke) Willard of Idaho Tree Preservation (ITP), an 11-year TCIA member company. And that goal is shared by Chase Andersen, ITP’s […]

CTSP Helps Joshua Adams Gain Acceptance

An electrician by training, Joshua Adams found earning his Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) credential invaluable in his work overseeing crews doing Electrical Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP) training for BluRoc, a two-year TCIA member company based in Northampton, Massachusetts. Adams is the health, safety and environment (HSE) field compliance manager for BluRoc, a national company […]

Tim Walsh was in one of the first classes to earn CTSP

Tim Walsh, in First Group to Earn CTSP, Still on a Quest for Safety

Timothy Walsh was in the first class to gain TCIA’s Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) credential in 2006. He is one of the few who have kept the certification for these last 15 years. “I’m excited to still be involved 15 years later and proud to have been in that first class. I felt very […]

CTSP Safety Tools and Concepts Still Useful 15 Years Later

Eric Wilson, director of environmental health & safety for Monarch Landscape Companies, a five-year TCIA member company headquartered in Los Angeles, California, graduated from TCIA’s CTSP (Certified Treecare Safety Professional) program in July 2006. That makes him one of the first to obtain the credential, and he has maintained it all these 15 years. “I […]

It’s All About Accountability for 15-Year CTSP Nick Peterson

Nick Peterson was one of the first persons to earn the Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) credential, a certification TCIA launched in 2008 to help arborists nurture a culture of safety at their companies. He has maintained the credential for 15 years. “Two reasons I always kept the certification was because I was in that […]

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